It’s time to celebrate a favorite fragrant flowering herb — lavender. This year produced a bumper crop of the good-smelling, good-tasting stuff. You can pick your own to take home for $5, enjoy tasty lavender-flavored treats from Sophie’s Choice Catering, including lemonade and cookies, learn about lavender and its uses, shop local arts and crafts, and listen to live music from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, July 9-10, The Lavender Merchant, 2871 Stroebel Road, Kuna. 249-6483. Admission and parking is free. TheLavenderMerchant.net.